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Mighty Weekly 10/25

In case you didn’t get a chance to catch all the mighty things happening in the connected world, we have curated and compiled a list of the best stories / news of the week. Don’t forget to subscribe by joining our publication on Medium to make sure it hits your email inbox every week!

Innovation
  • A culture of innovation doesn’t just happen. It has to be built. Here’s how. Link
  • Gauging the strength of Chinese innovation. Link

Mobile
  • Huawei takes Chinese top spot from Xiaomi. Link

 Wearable Tech
  • The New York Times is giving Google VR headsets to more than a million subscribers. Link
  • According to a new forecast from Tractica, an IT analyst firm, the worldwide market for enterprise wearable devices will swell to $6.3 billion by 2020. By comparison, the market is expected to reach a relatively modest $218 million this year. Link
  • A research among 2000 UK consumers showed a strong wellspring of support for wearable technology among the millennial generation, with 46% using the designer tech to check their finances.  Link
  • Rumors are afloat that Nokia is planning on a smartwatch or bracelet that focuses on health and well-being. Link
  • Runkeeper’s new Apple Watch app lets you jog phone-free. Link
  • Adidas’ Fit Smart wearable now tracks more of your fitness data. Link
  • Misfit announces its newest device, an updated, more powerful version of its flagship wearable, the Shine 2. Link
  • Google invests in Mobvoi, its Android Wear partner in China. Link
  • Stanford researchers are using Google Glass to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. Link

 Internet of Things
  • Chloe is a robot Best Buy has employed to help customers at its Chelsea location in Manhattan. Link
  • This designer wants kids to build their own prosthetics using LEGOs. Kids seem to be ready for those LEGO arms but are we?  Link
  • Controlling your lights from your phone is cool, but doing it with your voice is even cooler. Link
  • Chinese ecommerce store clones Amazon’s Dash buttons. Link
  • Magic Leap released the latest demonstration of its augmented reality technology on YouTube. The video shows images of augmented reality objects as they would appear from the user’s perspective. Link
  • Samsung developing robots to replace cheap Chinese labor. Link

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